black-necked stilt

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: stilt - stilt of southwestern United States to northern South America having black plumage extending from the head down the back of the neckblack-necked stilt - stilt of southwestern United States to northern South America having black plumage extending from the head down the back of the neck
genus Himantopus, Himantopus - major one of two genera of stilts; similar to avocets but with straight bills
Himantopus stilt, longlegs, long-legs, stilt plover, stiltbird, stilt - long-legged three-toed black-and-white wading bird of inland ponds and marshes or brackish lagoons
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Samples from birds representing 27 species from 9 orders were evaluated: Bali mynah (Leucopsar rothschildi; n = 9), black-necked stilt (n = 2), blue-crowned laughing thrush (Dryonastes courtoisv, n = 4), blue-crowned motmot (Momotus momota; n = 2), blue-faced honeyeater (Entomyzon cyanotis; n = 4), blue-grey tanager (n = 5), Bourke's parrot (Neophema bourkir, n = 6), Cape thick-knee (Burhinus capensis; n = 1), crested wood partridge (Rollulus roulroul, n = 7), emerald starling (Lamprotornis iris', n = 3), fairy bluebird (n = 5), golden-breasted starling (?
Puohala Marsh is the largest of the wetland habitats in the Pearl Harbor area and is also home to two rare species of birds, the Hawaiian black-necked stilt and the Hawaiian coot.
We documented the nesting of 15 species of non-Laridae waterbirds: Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus), Tricolored Egret (Egretta tricolor), Snowy Egret (Egretta thula), Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea), Great Egret (Ardea alba), Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis), Black-crowned Nightheron (Nycticorax nycticorax), Yellow-crowned Night-heron (Nyctanassa violacea), Green Heron (Butorides virescens), Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja), White Ibis (Eudocimus albus), Black-bellied Whistling-duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis), Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris), Snowy Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus), and Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus).
It's feeding time at the Aquarium of the Pacific's Shorebird Sanctuary, and Oscar, a black-necked stilt, is scrambling after a mealworm wedged in an old wooden log.
Bird life is abundant, and the fishponds are essential for protecting the habitat of such endangered species as the Hawaiian black-necked stilt and the Hawaiian coot, both endemic to the Big Island.
Nesting was uncommon even among resident species but was documented (nests and/or young) for Killdeer, Pied-billed Grebe, Least Grebe, Black-necked Stilt and Mottled Duck.
The McAllen International Airport is near the McAllen Marsh, a retired wastewater holding pond where one can see the least grebe (Tachybaptus dominicus) and black-necked stilt (Himantopus mexicanus), as well as other valley specialties.
This black-necked stilt (right) and her mate are tricky nest builders.
The lower river near Long Beach features significant migrant species, including the western sandpiper, least sandpiper, black-necked stilt, long-billed dowitcher, semipalmated plover and black-bellied plover.
Black-necked stilts are beginning to colonize Fern Ridge Lake.